AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012): Appeared in three games, playing 53 total minutes...Made his first career appearance against No. 23 ranked Tulsa on Sept. 14, playing 10 minutes.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Redshirted.
ST. IGNATIUS COLLEGE PREP `11: Selected West Catholic Athletic League Defensive Player of the Year while also earning All-WCAL First Team accolades for the second straight year... Earned a spot on the ESPN Rise Winter All-America second team upon the conclusion of his senior year... Helped lead the team to three straight WCAL championships and a CIF Central Section title in 2009... Two-time winner of team's Fr. Paul Capitolo Award which is presented to the most valuable player... Served as team captain in his junior and senior years... 2008 Super-Y League National Top 25 selection... Played club ball for SF Chivas, which ranked as high as No. 5 in the state... Served as team captain for two years, winning both the Nor Cal Premier Soccer championship and a San Francisco Cup title.
PERSONAL: Parents are Kevin and Marina Roche... One of four children, including Aislin, a UCLA graduate, Eamon and Dearan... Has also played Irish Football since the age of four and has won 10 national championships during his career... Lists his greatest personal achievement as serving as team captain for the San Francisco Seals at the 2006 Northern Ireland Milk Cup... Hopes to someday play in the MLS... Majoring in community and regional development.